Zones: 6 to 9
Mature Height: 30 feet
Mature Spread: 40 feet
The Silk Tree is a small- to medium-sized pretty little garden tree when in bloom. Deep pink or white 'powderpuff' type flowers, dark green compound leaves. Light brown bark and usually multitrunked. Leaves remain green in the fall until frost. Great in a border, for light shade or near the seashore.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Silk Tree has a fast growth rate. It grows up to 30 feet in height and 40 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 6 to 9. Prefers full sun and well-drained soil.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Pour boiling water over seed , let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe. Another Method: file or sand through the outer seedcoat, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: None required
Germination: Sow seed 1/8 inch deep, keep moist
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.